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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 26

Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Barwaqo Restaurant, Brown Xpress Mart, Carriage Club, China Feast, China Town Super Buffet, Cocina Rio Verde, Eggtc in Shawnee, El Pulgarcito Salvadoran Restaurant, Mi Ranchito Cocina & Cantina, Old Shawnee Pizza & Italian Kitchen, the Peanut in south Overland Park, Side Pockets, Stix, Thomas Restaurant, and Wendy’s on State Avenue.

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KC chamber names K12itc as its top small business of the year

K12itc, which provides customized technology solutions and services for K-12 school districts, received the Mr. K Award, named after the late Ewing Marion Kauffman, founder of Marion Laboratories and the original owner of the Royals. The Mr. K Award is based on business growth or sustainability, exemplary employee relations and a commitment to community service.

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant inspections for May 19

Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Baja Betty’s, Cronin’s Bar & Grill, Hy-Vee in Shawnee, Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs in KCK, Tokyo Japanese Steak House, Bonito Michoacan, Danny’s Bar & Grill, Freebirds World Burrito in Overland Park, Kansas Speedway, Pauls’ Drive-In, and Whole Foods in Olathe.

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Cafe Europa expands with Union Hill restaurant

Cafe Europa’s longtime chef, Nate Feldmiller, and general manager, Dan Weber, are buying the Crestwood Shops restaurant and opening a new restaurant in Union Hill. The second location will have an event space, an expanded menu and a to-go retail area. The Country Club Plaza’s Republica will close May 28 and reopen under a new concept in mid-June.

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Goodcents to debut new design in Leavenworth, Olathe restaurants

The De Soto-based company will introduce the design at a remodeled restaurant in Leavenworth in early June. A new Olathe location, at Ridgeview Road and Kansas 10, is scheduled to open in August. The new locations will have self-ordering kiosks and a wider variety of beverages, including brewed tea and premium lemonade, and a more extensive line of bottled sodas, energy drinks, teas and flavored waters to help drive drink sales.

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New Overland Park restaurant will ‘marry’ BBQ and fried chicken

Berbiglia’s Roost plans a July opening at 8725 Metcalf Ave. It will specialize in fried chicken and barbecue but also offer such comfort foods as slow roasted pot roast, Salisbury steak and fried fruit pies. The De Soto-based company will introduce the design at a remodeled restaurant in Leavenworth in early June and in a new Olathe location, at 10450 S. Ridgeview Road, is scheduled to open in August.

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Stockyards Brewing Co. in West Bottoms retains charm of Golden Ox

New brewery in Kansas City opens April 15 in part of the former Golden Ox space. It will have three of its own beers on tap. (Video by Joyce Smith)
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Stockyards Brewing Co. in West Bottoms retains charm of Golden Ox 01:19

Stockyards Brewing Co. in West Bottoms retains charm of Golden Ox

Stephan's Service in Bonner Springs closes after 57 years in business 02:28

Stephan's Service in Bonner Springs closes after 57 years in business

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Gus's Fried Chicken opens in KCK

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VIDEO: Nifty Nut House to expand into new space